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Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted on 9-Jan-2020 18:34 News, Consumer Electronics

Withings' most medically advanced wearable yet, provides users with unparalleled insights into their overall health, helping them identify and prevent serious conditions early.

NZ Police releases public app
Posted on 8-Jan-2020 11:43 News, Consumer Electronics

Police have released a free mobile app for Apple and Android devices, providing another channel for the public to access policing services, information, news and alerts while on the go and when it suits them.

Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted on 7-Jan-2020 16:06 News, Consumer Electronics

New smartwatch series is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 and Wear OS by Google.

JBL Link Bar review
Posted on 9-Dec-2019 11:02 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

How do you make your average TV smarter in one single step? The JBL Link Bar is here to make it even simpler.

Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted on 6-Dec-2019 00:01 News, Consumer Electronics

Samsung Electronics announced the launch of the Galaxy Fold available in New Zealand for pre-sale on 9th December, and on sale 18th December.

NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted on 5-Dec-2019 16:00 News, Consumer Electronics

Dunedin ophthalmology company ODocs Eye Care is the only New Zealand business to win the Dubai World Expo 2020 innovation grant.

IMAGR and Farro bring checkout-less supermarket shopping to New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2019 09:07 News, Consumer Electronics

The way Kiwis shop is set to change as local start-up IMAGR announces its automated check-out solution will be available in Auckland food store Farro.

Huawei FreeBuds 3 review
Posted on 27-Nov-2019 14:21 Reviews, Consumer Electronics

Huawei has launched its FreeBuds 3 wireless in-ear noise-cancelling earbuds in New Zealand and we have a look. And they are so small that just this is amazing on itself. Weighing at only 4.5 g each earbud - and 48 g for the case, it's incredible how much power it packs.

Microsoft Translator understands te reo Māori
Posted on 22-Nov-2019 08:46 News, Consumer Electronics

The free Microsoft Translator software will be widely available on computers or smart devices, enabling people around the world to instantly translate text and documents.

Sound BlasterX G6 review
Posted on 20-Nov-2019 12:06 Reviews, Consumer Electronics

Sound is as important for your sensorial experience as touch and vision - and the Sound BlasterX G6 does a good job of taking this experience to new levels.

Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted on 13-Nov-2019 12:55 News, Consumer Electronics

The highly anticipated new Disney+ app is now available on nearly 900 LG TV models produced 2016 through 2019 running the webOS smart TV platform.

Huawei Watch GT 2 Sport review
Posted on 7-Nov-2019 11:00 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Huawei is launching the Huawei Watch GT 2 Sport Edition in New Zealand - a new version of its already classic Huawei Watch GT bringing some improvements that are sure to be welcome by many.

New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted on 21-Oct-2019 08:18 News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealand duo's invention among top 20 student entries shortlisted globally for the James Dyson Award, helping to transform sustainability and social impact.

Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted on 16-Oct-2019 13:36 News, Consumer Electronics

Logitech has announced its first Made for Google products, the Logitech K580 Slim Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard, Chrome OS Edition and the Logitech M355 Portable Wireless Mouse.

D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted on 15-Oct-2019 11:31 News, Consumer Electronics

AC1750, AC1900 and AC3000 Smart Routers with McAfee protection combine advanced Security features and Parental Controls with sophisticated mesh WiFi technology for safer and more seamless connectivity.

Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted on 19-Sep-2019 18:35 News, Consumer Electronics

Facebook is expanding the Portal family of home video-calling devices with three new models: Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV. The company also introducing a new way to make calls using WhatsApp and bringing Portal to more countries. 

Home sensor charity director speaks about the preventable death which drives her to push for healthy homes
Posted on 11-Sep-2019 08:46 News, Consumer Electronics

TEDx Wellington has released a powerful video featuring Whare Hauora director Hiria Te Rangi speaking at their most recent showcase of "the best ideas the capital has to offer".

Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Aug-2019 09:29 News, Consumer Electronics

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment confirmed that Disney+ will launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19.

Vodafone introduces new Vodafone TV device
Posted on 7-Aug-2019 17:16 News, Consumer Electronics

From September, the Vodafone TV box will be available for all Kiwi consumers to purchase in leading retailers around New Zealand - without the need for Vodafone broadband

Sure Petcare launches SureFeed microchip pet feeder
Posted on 2-Aug-2019 17:00 News, Consumer Electronics

New connected feeder helps pet owners monitor and understand eating behaviour of pets .

Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted on 8-Jul-2019 16:56 News, Consumer Electronics

Sony's noise cancellation is improved further with the HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e chip and Dual Noise Sensor Technology which delivers exceptional noise cancelling performance, enabling you to hear the music and nothing else.

Sony HT-X8500 soundbar review
Posted on 8-Jul-2019 16:48 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Nothing can be more disappointing to home entertainment users than bad sound. With few exceptions (mostly on the high-end and cost side) most TV sets have very poor sound when compared to their screen quality (the Sony A1 TVs with their on-screen speakers is one of the top TVs in this respect). So I was quite happy to try the new Sony HT-X8500 soundbar with my poor sound quality TV.

TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted on 17-Jun-2019 15:18 News, Consumer Electronics

TCL Electronics, one of the world's leading electronics brands, has announced the launch of its first-ever 8K TV; the 75-inch X10 QLED.

Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted on 13-Jun-2019 10:47 News, Consumer Electronics

Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several prototypes aimed at accelerating the companies' self-driving car development. The Volvo XC90 SUV presented today is the first production car that in combination with Uber’s self-driving system is capable of fully driving itself.

Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5
Posted on 1-Jun-2019 15:32 News, Consumer Electronics

Alexa adds new features, including updated smart home controls, customisable morning and evening routines, new privacy features, and even more visual content.

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